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Egyptian Militant Group Pledges Loyalty to Islamic State

Egypt's most active militant group, Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, has sworn allegiance to the Islamic State group, the al-Qaida offshoot which has seized territory in Syria and Iraq, according to an audio clip posted on its Twitter account. If genuine, the declaration of allegiance would be a boost for the Islamic State group, showing its widening influence in the region alongside its territorial advances in Iraq and Syria. The Sinai-based militant group posted the clip, which is 9 minutes...

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